Tonto Dikeh has revealed that the unconscious man rescued yesterday after he hit his head from being thrown out of a tricycle (keke napep) has woken up to share his story. (In case you missed the story, click here.)
According to the actress, the man who has been identified as Richard Okpelibie, was flung out of the moving tricycle by men suspected to be ‘one chance robbers’.
As promised by Tonto, she shared an update of his name, how Richard was fed after his release from the hospital in addition to being given a wardrobe change and a little money to sustain him.
In her own words,
‘This is our John Doe his name is Richard Okpelibie,he is from anambara state.23 of age.. His story in his own words: I was going to look for a Senior friend who promised to assist me with the purchase of my Jamb form,On getting there he was out of Town.I decided to go back home(which Is dutse Alhaji),I Boarded a kekenapep with 1female in front and 3males including myself and the driver.Around Gudu district Abuja the men started hustling me,torn my clothes to search for money.Took my little broken down phone.Punched me and They sprayed something in my face and kicked me out of the moving keke.I Cldnt breathe as a result of my history with asthma as the spray ignited a seizure,having no cos am poor I collapsed. This practice is popularly called ONE CHANCE aka ROBBERY.. Mr Richard who has been discharged from the hospital with all bills paid and medications(inhalers etc),He has no complications.No fractures,Etc. We took mr Richard to a good restaurant for a great dinner after which we took him to buy afew new clothes as his was shredded.He was given Pocket money for himself and to open up an account for himself so as to further Allow us assist him in the future and towards securing his jamb form.Mr Richard was put in a secured Uber ride home. This story is to motivate you that even if we live in a horrible world there is stil a little bit of good out there. Dont let the harshness of the world take AWAY your humanity.. Dont wait for the government to create change,let’s all put our hands on deck and be the CHANGE WE DESIRE.. The world is filled with beautiful people,if you can’t find one,Please be one.. I SERVE A LIVING GOD.’